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Powerline vs Mesh WiFi
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Powerline vs Mesh WiFi

If you live in a big house or a multi-story home, you probably have faced internet connectivity issues because of weak wifi signals. This is because of dead spots in your home where wifi can't reach you. There are alternate network solutions that you can opt for to solve this problem. The first is the Powerline ...

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Powerline Adapter vs Wifi Extender
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Powerline Adapter vs Wifi Extender

If you're frustrated that your wifi signals don't reach all the corners of your house, you've come to the right place. In this article, we will be discussing how to solve this problem using one of two solutions. You have many options to fix these wifi dead spots in your home. One option is a wifi extender, and the ...

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Moca vs Ethernet

Moca vs Ethernet

The comparison of MoCA technology to Ethernet is an apples to oranges comparison. It depends on what kind of networking solution you're looking for. Moca vs Ethernet: Technical Differences MoCA technology works by using the existing coax cabling used by traditional cable TV providers to provide a wired internet ...

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MoCA vs Powerline

MoCA vs Powerline

Are you tired of weak Wi-Fi signals? Then alternate high-speed network connections like MoCa and Powerline are the solutions for you. Gone are the days when the only two options for high-speed network connections were Ethernet and Wi-Fi. The latest in home networking technology allows for Wi-Fi freedom with the ...

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Why You Need To Clean Your PC From Dust

Why You Need To Clean Your PC From Dust

Regardless of the effort you put into maintaining your PC and keeping it from a dust buildup; dust particles are bound to sneak their way in overtime. Therefore, the need for a deep clean is bound to arise eventually. Although you should take maximum precautions by keeping your PC away from floor-bound fluff, ...

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How often should you change thermal paste on your CPU?
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How often should you change thermal paste on your CPU?

Thermal paste or thermal compound is a silver-greyish substance applied to CPUs. It facilitates the transfer of heat from the processing unit to the CPU cooler, from where the heat is dissipated. If you are well-informed on the subject of PC building, you may already be familiar with what thermal paste is and the role ...

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How to control case fan speed

How to control case fan speed

Fans are an integral component of your computer for controlling the heat and keeping the system cool. Usually, there are multiple computer fans inside your system, including CPU and case fans. There are also dedicated fans for the GPU (such as the RTX 3090) or the power supply. Additionally, there are case fans ...

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How to tell if a PC fan is intake or exhaust
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How to tell if a PC fan is intake or exhaust

The fan orientation of your computer is a critical consideration. You need to pay attention to the direction of the airflow of your fan if you want to prevent your system from overheating or avoid other hardware malfunctions. If your fan is intake, it will pull cool air in, and when it is positioned as an exhaust ...

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How to clean dust from pc WITHOUT compressed air

How to clean dust from pc WITHOUT compressed air

Your computer's performance may be affected by multiple factors, of which dust is a major factor. Dust is one such culprit that can be detrimental to the system's performance and slow it down. If your PC has slowed down and you cannot determine an obvious reason, it may be in dire need of cleaning. Dust tends to ...

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How to clean tempered glass PC cases

How to clean tempered glass PC cases

So you got your hands on a beautiful new tempered glass PC case? Awesome.  But did you know that the glass panel needs proper cleaning once in a while? Well, now you do. So here are some quick tips on how to clean the tempered glass PC case. How to clean tempered glass PC To clean tempered glass, you can use a ...

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How to tell if G-SYNC working

How to tell if G-SYNC working

What is G-SYNC, and what does it do? G-Sync refers to a display technology used in PC and gaming monitors. G-SYNC technology is designed to improve graphical performance and curtail screen tearing or stuttering, particularly in gaming laptops when playing fast-paced games or videos. For G-SYNC to get working ...

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How to Undervolt Your Laptop

How to Undervolt Your Laptop

Your CPU is prone to heating if you carry out strenuous tasks on your computers like video editing or gaming etc. It can get even more troublesome if the thermal paste on the CPU is sapped or the ventilation is poor. Overheating greatly undermines the performance of your computer, and you need to resolve the issue ...

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How to Remove Thermal Paste From your CPU
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How to Remove Thermal Paste From your CPU

If you have done any PC building or hardware upgrading yourself, you might already know what thermal paste is. It is also known as heat paste, thermal grease, CPU paste, thermal interface material, or thermal gel. Regardless of the name, applying thermal paste the right way is very crucial to your PC, especially ...

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How To turn On Performance Mode In Fortnite

How To turn On Performance Mode In Fortnite

If you play Fortnite, you might have high-resolution textures downloaded, and you've been enjoying advanced graphics on your PC, console or mobile device. However, you've noticed that although your visual quality is great, the overall FPS is low. Your ping is great, but you keep getting hit by enemies before you can ...

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What is IPS Glow?

What is IPS Glow?

What is IPS? An IPS display is a liquid crystals screen technology. Typically, an IPS display consists of a liquid-crystals layer placed between two glass layers. Additionally, the liquid crystals are designed to face predetermined directions, which we will further explain why it is significant for IPS panels. The ...

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How to turn a monitor vertical

How to turn a monitor vertical

Even though a vertical screen orientation is better for certain tasks such as reading, most all monitors come in horizontal screen orientation.  In this quick guide, and we will explain how you can change the screen orientation for your new monitor. Before you try to figure it out through the display settings, or ...

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Why is Roblox so laggy?

Why is Roblox so laggy?

If you are playing Roblox and the graphics quality reduces, or you start experiencing a lag in Roblox, there can be various causes. A lag on Roblox can result from high-power programs using more system resources than Roblox itself. And because you play a Roblox game online, you might experience high ping due to a slow ...

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What does TI mean in GPU?

What does TI mean in GPU?

The "TI" abbreviation in the names of various GPUs you may have seen refers to titanium. It does not have titanium, but TI stands to signify superior GPU models. Now, that is more than a simple abbreviation – you want to know if this means that a TI variant of any graphics card is better: the answer is yes, it is. ...

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Why Are FM Transmitters Static?

Why Are FM Transmitters Static?

You might have noticed a static hum in the background of your music while you’re driving. You test out the car radio, and there’s no static noise, so it must be your FM transmitter. Perhaps you bought a high-quality FM transmitter that is supposed to provide you with high-quality audio. However, no matter how good ...

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6 Incredible Ways to Boost Work Productivity

6 Incredible Ways to Boost Work Productivity

You start your workday with a plan that includes a list of tasks you need to complete by the end of the day. However, sometimes you find it difficult to meet the schedule that you have set up to handle tasks efficiently. In that case, you have to carry all the incomplete tasks to the following day.   Whether you ...

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What would be the GPU that is equivalent to the PS5?

What would be the GPU that is equivalent to the PS5?

Today, we will be discussing the GPU equivalent to the PlayStation 5. Will we be able to find the perfect match for the PlayStation 5 GPU? *TechImperatives.net is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn ...

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Random mouse sensitivity changes? Here are three fixes.
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Random mouse sensitivity changes? Here are three fixes.

System or hardware errors can be quite frustrating, particularly if they happen while you are deep in the middle of some important task, playing a game or have multiple displays functional at one time. One such example is the random changes in the sensitivity of your mouse. The mouse is an important navigating tool, ...

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How Hot is Too Hot For A GPU

How Hot is Too Hot For A GPU

So, how hot is too hot for a GPU? How can you prevent overheating moving forward? The GPU's temperature will vary depending on the load it takes up, and protecting the graphics processing unit will depend on the type of GPU you've got. The normal operating temperature will typically lie between 65 to 85 degrees ...

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What graphics card does the PS5 have?

What graphics card does the PS5 have?

You may have been wondering what graphics card does the Playstation 5 has. You might have wondered if it matches up to the ones you can find on a gaming PC. Of course, the graphics cards in both the PlayStation 5 and gaming computers have to have enough graphics power without impacting GPU performance. Any ...

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How to Remove a Graphics Card from the PC
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How to Remove a Graphics Card from the PC

You have to be very careful in removing graphics cards and make sure you do not damage other computer components. So we made this quick guide for you to follow. *TechImperatives.net is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means ...

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